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Plantago lagopoides, Plantago salina
Ispaghula, lesan al hamal, Plantain, rablat al mistah
Plantago amplexicaulis is an annual plant of the family Plantaginaceae and the genus Plantago that grows in dry sand and deserts.[+]
P. amplexicaulis is a therophyte, a type of plant that survives as seed during unfavourable conditions. In the deserts where P. amplexicaulis lives, this results in the desert suddenly bursting into bloom after a rainstorm.
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